Charlotte Muru-Lanning

Charlotte Muru-Lanning (Ngāti Maniapoto, Waikato Tainui) has a BA in sociology and film and media studies and recently completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism at Auckland University of Technology

Oct 20, 2020
a handful of soil

A world beyond our feet: Rethinking our relationship with where we grow our kai

A new book aims to centre matauranga Māori in the quest to stop treating our soil like, well, dirt.

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Aug 23, 2020

My friend, the conspiracy theorist

When writer Charlotte Muru-Lanning noticed her friend JP sharing conspiracy theories online, she challenged him on them. Here they continue that conversation.

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Jun 14, 2020

The fight to save Ngāruawāhia’s historic food pits

The seven remaining rua that formed a vital part of Pukeiāhua Pā are at risk of being dug up for a housing development.

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May 13, 2020

On Alison Roman, food appropriation and cancel culture

What do you do when you’re brown and a white woman you like gets cancelled?

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Feb 29, 2020

By any memes necessary: How Māori meme pages are helping to decolonise Aotearoa

A surge of Māori internet memes have appeared on Instagram in the past year tackling topics from land theft to a shared love of fry bread.

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